| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A beloved but aging former heavyweight champ of the rock music world, the Forum in Inglewood, is making a comeback. Officials at Madison Square Garden Co. will unveil plans Tuesday for the historic arena that include a multimillion-dollar face-lift and...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jesse Dylan, a Los Angeles filmmaker and the son of Bob Dylan, released a short film on Friday in defense of MOCA’s “embattled” director Jeffrey Deitch, who resigned from the museum on Wednesday.
“People are resistant to change;...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Those not familiar with the iconoclastic soul artist Swamp Dogg might know him through his biggest hit, "Don't Take Her (She's All I've Got)," which hit the top five twice in the 1960s and '70s.
If not for that, perhaps you've seen the singer,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The Blind Boys of Alabama, known in various formations since the late 1930s for their harmony-rich gospel music, are courting a new audience: indie-rock millennials.
On Thursday the group announced details of its upcoming collaboration with Justin...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Noblesville, Indiana -- During a musical interlude early in his set Friday night, Bob Dylan faced the audience and playfully shook his shoulders, prompting a gleeful eruption from the thousand who had gathered at the Klipsch Center, an outdoor venue...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Folk music over the years has taken many forms, has gone electric and returned to its roots, has moved in and out of favor as new generations discover, rework and reexamine the music. Below are new releases and reissues that celebrate the depth of English...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
CBS Films has released a new trailer for "Inside Llewyn Davis," the Ethan and Joel Coen story of a struggling folk musician that is due in theaters Dec. 6 following its successful world premiere in May’s Cannes Film Festival.
The movie is set...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Last month Beck released "Defriended," the first of what he said were two non-album singles he planned to put out this summer.
Now, following a performance Tuesday at the Days Off festival in Paris, the L.A.-based artist has revealed the second, "I Won'...
| Jun 20, 2013
Tuesday night was the electro-trash vixen Kesha's first headlining set at the Hollywood Bowl. But it was far from her first visit there.
"The first time I came to the Bowl I was a baby, and my mom carried me in a guitar case because she was playing a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The bestselling biography "Steve Jobs" is coming out in paperback in September. Publisher Simon & Schuster is not only republishing the book, it is sending Jobs back in time. Instead of the contemporary photograph of Jobs emblazoned across the cover of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The storied Newport Folk Festival, which bills itself as “the original music festival” and has delivered historic moments on the East Coast since 1959, will uproot and head west in the fall for Way Over Yonder, a new festival taking place...